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    Just wanted to share post-surgical success!!!

    I know a lot of people who come to this form are driven here looking for answers because they are unhappy with or unsure about what to do about their scoliosis/kyphosis, etc.

    Well, I just wanted...
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    Dr. Lenke was my doctor as well, and we stayed at...

    Dr. Lenke was my doctor as well, and we stayed at the Parkway when we were there also. I really don't remember it very much because I was there a few days after my surgery when I was still hyped up...
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    Hi, I had a few cortisone injections in my upper...

    Hi, I had a few cortisone injections in my upper thoracic spine and the first time around ended up with a collapsed lung because he was injecting the muscle near my shoulder blade and underestimated...
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    Hi Laurie and Justan! I just wanted to add...

    Hi Laurie and Justan!

    I just wanted to add some input, as I had surgery about 7 months ago and I'm not too much older than Justan is (I was 20 when I had the surgery). I just want to start off by...
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    Anyone heard from Str8nup?

    Has anyone heard how Reggie (str8nup) is doing? I've only seen the posts that his wife left right after his surgery but haven't heard from him since! He had surgery with Dr. Lenke at the end of...
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    I didn't get my period after surgery until about...

    I didn't get my period after surgery until about 4 months or so afterwards when i started taking birth control again. Although, my periods were really irregular beforehand so I wasn't really...
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    Hi! I am 21 years old and had surgery 5 months...

    Hi! I am 21 years old and had surgery 5 months ago. I can't say that I took care of myself 6 days post op like Pam did, (my mom helped me out a LOT for about a good 4 weeks), but I feel great now. I...
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    I ran for the first time tonight!!!

    I am five months post op and I went jogging for the first time tonight!!! It felt SO much better than I thought it would! I have been doing the eliptical and walking on the treadmill for a couple of...
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    I didn't drive until i was about 4 or 5 weeks...

    I didn't drive until i was about 4 or 5 weeks post op after i was off everything except for lots of tylenol. I was nervous even then and I am still nervous driving at 5 months because i can't twist...
  10. Hi Amanda, I am 21 yrs old and had surgery on...

    Hi Amanda,

    I am 21 yrs old and had surgery on June 30th of this year. I was back taking college classes full time by the middle of August when they started up. I admit that at first it was hard to...
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    I have had a really hard time with falling asleep...

    I have had a really hard time with falling asleep and staying asleep also post op. It started when I was off all my medications, at about 1 1/2 months. I am 4 months out now and doing a lot better. I...
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    Any other runners out there?

    I am a little more than 4 months post op and am dying to get back into my running routine. I was running around 25 miles a week before surgery. Right now my doctor has allowed me to use the...
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    I have stainless steel rods and my doctor told me...

    I have stainless steel rods and my doctor told me that the two of those and (for me) the 26 screws together weigh around 2-2 1/2 pounds. I think they were estimating, but when I picked up the...
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    I was told to wait until I was off of the...

    I was told to wait until I was off of the narcotics and generally felt comfortable driving. I think it ended up being 4 or 5 weeks post op.
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    Looks like Lenke came in a yanked out your drains...

    Looks like Lenke came in a yanked out your drains at 5:30 am like he did to me!! lol... and that's about 1 of 4 memories total that I have from my entire 9 day/8 night stay at Barnes. Keep up the...
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    I agree, my surgery was on June 30th of this year...

    I agree, my surgery was on June 30th of this year which was close to the 4th of july. needless to say the nursing staff was stretched extremely thin and getting my meds on time and getting help when...
  17. Sounds like your appointment went well! I just...

    Sounds like your appointment went well! I just wanted to comment on the iron... personally, it made me really constipated so I cut back and only took it like once a day instead of the 2-3 times that...
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    I just wanted to chime in because we had our...

    I just wanted to chime in because we had our surgeries within a month of each other and we are close in age and have pretty much the same fusion. I too was back at school about a month ago and feel...
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    Hey! Good to see that it went (relatively) OK. I...

    Hey! Good to see that it went (relatively) OK. I don't think that we ran into eachother-- my appointment was at 12:20 and I got in and out of there by 2 so it didn't take too long. I'm sure you were...
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    Hi Reggie, I had surgery with Dr. Lenke on...

    Hi Reggie,

    I had surgery with Dr. Lenke on June 30th of this year. I am 20 years old and was fused from T3-L1 for kyphoscoliosis. From my experience, I would highly recommend Dr. Lenke. Although...
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    No, I'm at KU... K-State is our neighbor rival,...

    No, I'm at KU... K-State is our neighbor rival, but I know a lot of people that go there too. If it rings a bell, KU men's basketball won the national championship last april!!!

    As for the...
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    Doing well but trouble sleeping! help!

    Hey everyone,

    I am 7 weeks post op now and really am doing well. I am back moved into my apartment at school and classes start thursday. I feel ready to sit through class, the only thing is, will...
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    I had surgery about 7 weeks ago, and if you look...

    I had surgery about 7 weeks ago, and if you look at my before/after pics in my signature you can see that I also lean the other direction now. My doctor told me that it was because my lower...
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    Hey tillgirl, I had my surgery four days after...

    Hey tillgirl,

    I had my surgery four days after you! I am 20 years old and also am starting to feel really good. I can go out on my own and do things and I don't hurt like I did the first 3-4 weeks...
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    thanks for the responses... I am not taking any...

    thanks for the responses... I am not taking any other medicines besides tylenol during the day and now benadryl at night to try and stop the insanity of itchyness. My diet is pretty much the same as...
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